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Shifty Business: How to Install A Shift-Light Tach

Today, big high quality electronic tachometers are a common sight at drag strips and in fast street cars. Modern electronics have turned tachometers into precise and reliable instruments (provided, of […]

Video: Measuring Power & Torque Gains From a Cam Swap in a 5.0L Ford
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Video: Measuring Power & Torque Gains From a Cam Swap in a 5.0L Ford

In today’s video, engine builder Richard Holdener is going to show you the dyno results of a previously modified 5.0L Ford engine before and after a cam swap (and unplanned […]

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Pontiac Prizefight: Restoring a 1969 Firebird (Part 2)

If you happened to catch Part 1 of this series, then you’re up to date with what we are doing with this 1969 Pontiac Firebird, but if you’re not, let […]

LIVE COVERAGE: Follow RideTech’s 48-Hour 1971 Camaro Build Here!
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LIVE COVERAGE: Follow RideTech’s 48-Hour 1971 Camaro Build Here!

Our friends at RideTech have once again partnered with Barrett-Jackson to bring another exciting 48 Hour Build to this week’s WestWorld event in Scottsdale, AZ. In conjunction with a team […]

Each valve cover adapter has four standoffs to space the adapters off the heads. Installing loose spacers is very difficult once the rocker arms are in place, so I simply glued the spacers to the adapters.
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Best of Both Worlds: Building a Gen 1/LS Hybrid with World Products’ Motown II LS Block (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian must do nothing but build engines and write stories about them. We have visions of his shop, Birchwood Automotive, set deep in the woods with Mavrigian keeping little […]

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Best of Both Worlds: Building a Gen 1/LS Hybrid with World Products’ Motown II LS Block (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian must do nothing but build engines and write stories about them. We have visions of his shop, Birchwood Automotive, set deep in the woods with Mavrigian […]

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Recreating a Legend: Thunder Valley Racing’s Factory Five Gen 3 Daytona Coupe

Karen Salvaggio of Thunder Valley Racing is no stranger to building and racing Factory Five Racing MK4 Roadsters and Type 65 Daytona Coupes. So when Factory Five wanted to beta […]

On the ground with the coilovers in place you can easily see one other required modification when running the RideTech 4-link rear suspension; the stock rear tailpipes will no longer fit and there isn’t much hope of routing customs ones either. The best options are side exit exhaust, turn downs off the mufflers, or you could follow our plan and route the tail pipes under the housing. Ground clearance will not be an issue, we just have to determine clearance for travel.
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Surefooted Steed: Adding a RideTech Coilover Suspension System to Our ’68 Mustang

  In the real world, sometimes life and unforeseen issues cause a project to get off course and backburnered for a bit. It’s probably happened to you, and it happened […]

The completed engine, ready for dyno testing
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Project LS Next (Part 3): We Dyno Test the 440 Cubic-Inch “LS Next” Project

In this episode of Project LS Next, we find out what Mike Mavrigian’s 440 cubic-inch LS engine made on the dyno—after he installed the induction system, ignition, and a pair […]

We followed Dart’s specific torque sequence and step values to the letter. We used high pressure lubricant on stud threads and under-nut surfaces.
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Project LS Next (Part 2): Installing the Oil System and Valvetrain on Our 665-Horse LS Build

Editor’s Note: We’re back with Part Two of Project LS Next, a 440 cubic inch LS engine based on Dart’s LS Next iron block and built by Mike Mavrigian at […]